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  • President inaugurates centenary celebrations of ‘Dakshina Bharat Hindi Prachar Sabha’ in New Delhi

    President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday inaugurated the centenary celebrations of the Dakshina Bharat Hindi Prachar Sabha in New Delhi. Speaking on the occasion, Mr Kovind said that languages connect people. He said, there are numerous languages and dialects in India and all of them have their special nature and beauty. He said, this diversity […]

    Jan Arogya Yojana will be milestone in providing healthcare facilities: PM

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana being launched on Sunday will prove to be a milestone in providing healthcare facilities in the country. Addressing a rally in Talcher Odisha, Mr Modi said, the scheme provide medical cover of up to Rs. 5 lakh to over 10 crore poor and […]

    “Decision to chose Indian partner was solely of Dassault Aviation”, French government clarifies on Rafale Deal

    The government of France and Dassault Avaiation Company have come out with comprehensive statements on the Rafael Fighter jet deal. The French government in a statement has clarified that it had no role in selecting the Indian partner for the company. The decision was solely of the Dassault Company. Dassault on its part has backed the […]

    PM Modi to inaugurate first airport of western Odisha in Jharsuguda today

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch a series of developmental projects in Odisha and Chhattisgarh today. In the first leg of his visit, Mr Modi will launch a series of developmental projects in Odisha including an airport at Jharsuguda and unveil a plaque marking the revival of Fertilizer Plant at Talcher. This is the first […]

    Bishop Franco Mulakkal arrested in Kerala nun sexual abuse case

    Catholic Bishop, Franco Mulakkal of the Jalandhar diocese was arrested by Kerala police in Kochi last night on sexual abuse charges against a nun. He was arrested after three days continuous interrogation by the police. Bishop Mulakkal was questioned at Jalandhar in Punjab in August. Franco Mulakkal has been accused of repeatedly abusing the nun […]

    India calls off foreign minister-level meeting with Pakistan

    India has called off the meeting between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Foreign Minister of Pakistan Shah Mahmood Qureshi on the sidelines of United Nations General Assembly- UNGA in New York. The meeting between the two Ministers was scheduled to take place in New York later this month on the sidelines of UNGA. External […]

    Three abducted special police officers killed by terrorists in J&K’s Shopian

    In Jammu & Kashmir, bodies of three Special Police Officers who were abducted by terrorists have been recovered in Shopian district today. Earlier, terrorists had abducted four persons including three special police officers from two villages of Kapran & Batagund in south Kashmir’s Shopian district. One person was set free by the terrorists. No terrorist outfit […]

    Tanzania says over 40 killed in Lake Victoria ferry capsize

    In Tanzania, more than 40 people were drowned when a ferry capsized in the south of Victoria lake today. Gerson Msigwa, the president’s spokesman said on state television that the MV Nyerere ferry with more than a hundred passengers on board  sank  this afternoon near Ukara Island. The ferry was also carrying cargo when it […]

    UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to be on four-day visit to India from 1st of next month

    United Nations Secretary-General  Antonio Guterres will be on a four-day visit to India from the 1st of next month. External Affairs Ministry in a release said, he will be accompanied by a six member delegation. Mr Guterres will be participating in the Mahatma Gandhi International Sanitation Convention scheduled to be held at Rashtrapati Bhawan Cultural […]

    Skill Development Ministry officials to visit aspirational districts

    Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship officials will visit ‘Aspirational Districts’ between October 2 and January 26, 2019 in a bid to understand and address the challenges faced by them in implementing skill programmes. An official statement said in New Delhi today that the visit will begin with a meeting with Districts Collector and other […]